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Reading Time: 5 minutes Social revolution has always started with people, not with government, not with business. While it can seem that we are powerless as individuals, we actually hold the most power. Take an issue that makes you angry and follow it to the root cause. At its root was a decision by an individual or a bunch of individuals that had the power to make a different decision…
Reading Time: 4 minutes A reporter interviewing me about Conscious Business recently asked me an important question:
It seems it would be easier to build a conscious business when economic times are good. In times of economic struggle isn’t it more challenging to be a conscious business?
A valid question. Let’s break it down…
Reading Time: 6 minutes Since leaving the Human Resources field I’ve been calling into question almost everything about how the people related work in an organization is done. I’m holding up the status quo up to examine it closely and get curious about who is served by that “way” of doing something. I have come to believe that the way HR does their work and how HR is structured is harming employees, therefore harming companies. And I have years of making up to do for my contribution to this mess.
Reading Time: 6 minutes My company partners with business leaders to build conscious businesses that operate in a different way. These companies are the best of the best – they care deeply for their employees and customers – in fact all stakeholders – and they are determined to solve a worthy problem in the world. Because they set out to do business differently they must think about most things differently. We know the model of running businesses in profit maximizing way at all costs can’t continue. Damage in one place damages us all. If you read my last blog you know that I’m questioning a lot of what I’ve learned over the years about running a company. This blog is a continuation of the same theme.